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that some. of our time. we are not blind and i don't think we're stupid u.s. secretary of state john kerry responds to israel's criticism of proposals offered to iran during talks over its nuclear program that ended an argument but no agreement. britain accused of using its berlin embassy as a listening post to spy on the german government revelations like these pushing some to take up the cause of privacy. the don't share our information about our customers if you don't have a warrant our team needs the odor of a tiny tech company resisting the far reaching operations of surveillance agencies plus. the bracing itself as a typhoon haiyan makes landfall with around ten thousand feared dead in the philippines we look at whether there is any defense against nature at its most ferocious.
five am in moscow i match present giving you the day's top stories and a look back at the week's news it was the break few breakthrough that never happened iran and six world powers failing to reach an agreement on tehran's disputed nuclear program france refusing to accept any short term deal stalling discussions with iran's supreme leader accusing paris of open hostility negotiations scheduled to resume in nine days while american willingness to work out an agreement was sharply criticized by ally israel parties paul asli reports from tel aviv. a delegation of high ranking american officials is currently in jerusalem where they will be updating prime minister netanyahu government on these talks that happened over the weekend in geneva and the progress that was made and wasn't made the israeli prime minister benjamin netanyahu says that the impending deal is bad and dangerous those are the words that he used the agreement was failed
to be reached this agreement of course coming between iran and the united states russia france germany and britain they're trying yahoo however saying that the proposed deal will lift the pressure of sanctions which have taken years to put into place and at the same time it leaves iran with its nuclear program and its enrichment capabilities intact what is being proposed now is that. all of that capacity we are not blind and i don't think we're stupid i think we have a pretty strong sense of how to measure whether or not we are acting in the interest of our country and the globe particularly our allies like israel despite the fact that the diplomat diplomats could not come to agreement the united states and its allies have said that they have narrowed their differences with turan in the talks that took place over this weekend the main difference comes from the objection from
four months with france objecting strenuously that the proposed deal would be would do too little too could iran's uranium enrichment program or stop the development of a nuclear reactor that would be capable of producing plutonium the french foreign minister laurent fabius say that he could not accept what he called a fool's game in the talks will resume in some ten days and then we will see a fresh bid to end this common standards. in international experts who share their thoughts on the nuclear talks in geneva. some believe that the french are very close to both israel and the saudi regime and that they have a great deal of influence and they are playing good cop bad cop with the americans obama is suddenly being much more reasonable and he's attitude with the iranians the french are out there on the flank saying oh you must agree to easily israel
must be protected and so on iran says we're going to be more cooperative we're going to be more transparent at the at a same time and wants the out of sight to be more serious that they have to start lifting the genocide of sanctions those sanctions are killing ordinary iranians and iran the slight warming in relations with the u.s. has provoked a furious backlash. some hard line conservatives fear ias that attempts to engage with washington inventing rage by burning effigies and throwing stones at the former us embassy building more online at r.t. dot com. britain allegedly operating a listening post in the heart of the german capital targeting parliament and the chancellor's office is believes the eavesdropping equipment is hidden in his tent like structure on the embassy roof just steps away from the bundestag it's apparently capable of intercepting phone calls of long distance communications
across the city revelations of based on leaked documents hit a raw nerve in berlin that's been trying to get washington to explain its tapping of on the merkel's phone lied and said it doesn't comment on intelligence matters. from germany's pirate party says the country knew its allies were listening in. the german government of course didn't notice what was happening on the roof top of the u.k. embassy because it's clear for everybody who looks at that big what's going on that . i think that the german interior secret service they're not allowed to investigate on the l a's and this is simply because germany right now is a subclass patna of the b. of the u.s. and they want to become a first class partner so our government is simply selling our privacy and their own privacy to climb up the ladder in a face of the n.s.a.'s far reaching surveillance program hardly any tech company can now guarantee one hundred percent privacy but artie's marina pora i met the
owner of a small provider in the western u.s. who has so far managed to stave off government eavesdropping. i decided to open a data center and here we're taking an exclusive tour through one of the few data companies standing up to the u.s. government in the name of privacy i think we do presidential access very well pete ashdown is the owner of x. mission and independent internet service provider based in salt lake city utah this tower here handles most of our e-mail unlike most power players in silicon valley x. mission refuses to give the n.s.a. backdoor access to its networks since one thousand nine hundred ninety eight its mission has rejected a judge in the u.s. government for some more information stored on private servers like these we don't share our information about our customers if you don't have a warrant the majority of law enforcement requests ashdown says he's received and refused have been subpoenaed is lacking accountability and necessary approval by
a judge this is actually an amiga since launching his company in one thousand nine hundred three ashdown says he's filled no more than two customer data requests from the federal government take care of your. money the current climate of america's unrestrained surveillance matrix has been facilitated by corporations who have spent years secretly working with the n.s.a. regulation government contracts and. monetary. compensation are in my opinion the three reasons why they're cooperating ironically utah is probably the most unlikely home for a privacy champion roughly twenty seven miles away from x. mission. is the n.s.a.'s newly constructed one point five billion dollar data center i think it's a strain on the tech industry of utah all the n.s.a. activities are staying on american internet businesses ashdown has vowed to face jail time if that's what's needed to protect his customers from being monitored
what surprises this fourth amendment advocate is that big data companies like google won't promise to do the same marina port i r r t. a vast rescue operation underway in the philippines after the country was battered by one of the biggest typhoons to ever make landfall it's feared up to ten thousand people may have been killed but the government says the figure can't be confirmed so far. and named. just be ok is footage of what some parts of the philippines look like right now more than four million people affected by this storm that destroyed thousands of homes in the worst hit areas thousands of troops deployed to help rescue efforts have been hampered by roads blocked or damaged by debris already reaching vietnam leaving at least six dead there and forcing hundreds to flee coastal areas and it's expected to move on to southern china where a state of emergency has already been declared we have meteorologist robert coral
what could be done to minimize the consequences of such disasters in the future. the intensity the energy in the storms in the pacific have gone up by fifty percent over the last thirty years or so and this is largely due to the warmer ocean wormer atmosphere so we're going to see more of these very severe storms so-called three four five category storms now in some cases when the communications systems are very active we can give good warning to other people in other cases when those are not there or not as robust it's very difficult for everybody to know that such a severe storm is coming so preparation is going to be absolutely essential and the countries are clearly going to have to make the kind of decisions about how they're close or populated in order to minimize the impact. later in the program we visit
a place where you could put a price on human life. fun fact about guantanamo apparently the life of an eagle on a costs here a little more than a life of a detainee if you don't want to be over the fine and ten thousand dollars meanwhile life goes on for the troops and civilians living on base at the u.s. military is a quantum obey outpost on a star center going to special report from cuba later this hour. bus the arab spring in the dock the trial of the egypt's ousted leader mohamed morsi adjourned on the first day we look at back at what summers and the country's revolution stay with us. the olympic torch is on its epic journey to such. one hundred and twenty three days. through two thousand nine hundred towns and cities of russia. really by fourteen thousand people or sixty five thousand killing. in
protest this amid a crackdown on illegal foreign workers launched by the government last week they're being rounded up by the thousands after the end of an amnesty deadline adam kugel middle east researcher for human rights watch thanks employers in the kingdom have unchecked power over their workforce problem with the foreign labor center maybe it's really the way to go in which the country regulates the presence of workers on its soil. all on workers in the country are governed by was known as the sponsorships system whereby they are under one direct employer as employer has an inordinate control over they have to beside you it is a difficult country to convert so isolated and so rarely gets access to the international ice for international human rights organizations and the like and i think it's just difficult to to get information out of it that being said i mean the crackdown that we're seeing right now is wide sweep the i think that this is just the beginning of what's going to be a long series of frankly horror stories emerging from that country. more than
a dozen detainees remain on hunger strike at guantanamo bay protesting indefinite detention and alleged use of torture at the facility on the other side of the barbed wire civilians and military staff at the base enjoy the comforts of home as artie's anastasio reports. despite misconceptions give lho is not just a geo to be or not to be shot it's also a forty five square mile military base with no plans of going anywhere full of signs of established american life it is a navy base and we just happened to have the camps in here home to the only mcdonald's on cuban soil a subway sandwich shop a starbucks and a taco bell you got the best the best financial interest that you got pizza starbucks and. all of these other places that helped to set up a logistical support for the troops that are all over the there are about five and a half thousand people living and working on the base roughly half serve the actual detention center the u.s.
government has been leasing this territory since one thousand nine hundred three for just over forty five hundred dollars curiously that is still the price today but it's said that the cuban government has been refusing to accept this money for decades the castro government said you know we don't want this lease anymore in the united states' position was that it's a binding lease and in the lease it actually says that it can't be broken unless both sides both countries agree to that that strikes me as a very odd contract servant territory that the u.s. has occupied against cuba's wishes since one thousand fifty nine most officers come here for short term of up to nine months or longer deployment of two to three years far from home life isn't put on hold and you can't date certain people wait and certainly have if it's away from your like rank system then you're allowed to you know there's the don't tell an open air movie theater playing all the hottest hollywood blockbusters and it ticky bar to let loose after a hard day's work even though most say schedules aren't that intense anyway we
actually get quite a bit of time off like a decent man and we go to be an end of year as our activities for people to do m.w. are stands for morale welfare and recreation. almost every sport known to man is available to team get on state of the art facilities. i love it it's a lot of people think there's not much to do but there's definitely an abundance to do. being in a remote location doesn't even have to affect eating habits and all you can eat lunch costs just under five bucks and breakfast is half that price a downside though information or lack thereof or a lot of the t.v. programs broadcasting here are army focused. and internet is almost nonexistent the beast dubbed no stream a stand by some soldiers even so we're told those serving here are banned from looking at websites like wiki leaks for example once classified always classified.
even if the information has long been made public there are other strict regulations in place to fun fact about guantanamo apparently a life of an costs here a little more than a life of a detainee if you run one of these babies over the fine is ten thousand dollars. there's a very strict speed limit in guantanamo and it's a very slow speed limit and people say that that's that's all about the quantised somewhat ironic at a place marred by human rights scandals officials make a point of showing journalists how well prisoners two are kept and thirteen here were now in a typical cell for a compliant detainee at guantanamo they would be allowed to eat books have a two piece here some head and shoulders shampoo the less compliant ones have to wear the orange uniforms and get only two books at a time who's going to the other side so you can see the books detainees can't come in here but the prisoner library lovingly displays the best of their art for t.v. crews to see
a lot of pre-selected books to avoid certain topics violence sexual and religious stuff controversy shelves packed with magazines d.v.d.'s and video games plenty of ways for legit prisoners of war to pass the indefinite time they're kept here without charges and party guantanamo bay cuba during the arctic or was it goes inside the facility in a special series of reports airing every thursday night here on r.t. . we're not saying to the active camp at guantanamo where patients are forced that the router and or strike never turn the world's attention to the place that some gulag of our times. deposed president mohamed morsy plus fourteen other muslim brotherhood members brought before the court on
monday only to see proceedings postponed till the start of january the country's former leader accused of ordering a deadly crackdown on protesters around the presidential palace in cairo last december this footage from the opening of the hearings. the first video of morsi since his arrest four months ago you were accused of where the mandatory white uniform for defendants and rejected the court's authority insisting he's still the legitimate leader during a transfer to prison police we're going to fronted by angry pro morsi mobs in the capital and other cities parties bell true gauge public opinion on the prosecution of egypt's first democratically elected leader. rami assam is known as the singer of the revolution the popularity of his pro-democracy song saw him badly tortured by the military and now despite fighting to bring down both hosni mubarak and mohamed morsi romney has little hope for egypt's future as mostly goes on trial for incitement to kill protest his program for the revolutionaries and now in the worst scenario we have ever been since two thousand and eleven morsi should
be tried but it's comic that mubarak trial should be held up at every turn while the morsy trial is moving along so fast what shocks me is that the authorities never seem to have the will to push through the court cases of remnants of the former regime tahrir square once the heartbeat of the revolution has become just another busy roundabout in two thousand and eleven and two thousand and thirteen people came here demanding bread freedom and social justice but off the military ousted mr brotherhood president mohamed morsi hundreds have been killed and thousands arrested eating some to fear the freedoms and justice will never become a reality admits this violence rights groups have little faith that the trial of mr morsi and other mr brotherhood leaders will be fair this coming at a time when there is a general crackdown against the brotherhood a very selective prosecutions on the part of the justice system looking only at brotherhood members with impunity for security services meanwhile the retrial of egypt's other ousted president hosni mubarak drags on the feeling the security
apparatus continues to shape court decisions means egypt's future is hard to predict the military is entrenched in its own and france and its own interests. again and again the problem not that we need to sit down and agree on a specific transitional justice either we're turning everyone on meaningful shores we're taking the route to the south africa. and many many of the truth and you will see should that seems far away as pre-move protests and clashes with security forces continue to rock the nation the fear is move trial will not deliver much did justice to egypt's brought this to this stage of the instability and ten more oil. russians are fond of saying everything's possible in russia apparently and also applies to neighboring or one motorist in the country got a real demonstration of horse power when he tried to cross this road.
thank goodness for dash cameras ever know what's going to happen out on the streets was. not a right royal welcome as the dutch king pelted with rotten tomatoes during a state visit to moscow by the outlawed national bolshevik party find out what got them so hot under the collar that are. the nuclear cleanup team of japan's fukushima nuclear plant readying for one of the most hazardous jobs yet trying to move the facilities fuel rods to a safer place procedure needed to stabilize the site crippled by an earthquake and tsunami two and a half years ago but moving a spent fuel from a pool inside one of the reactors presents serious risks and even a slight mishap could release a huge amount of radiation to the atmosphere a nuclear power expert arnold gundersen says given the risk neither fukushima operator tepco nor the japanese government should be trusted. it's very dangerous it's never been done before but it has to be done it's not like it can be avoided
the risk of keeping nuclear fuel way up in the air on that fuel pool given the seismic problems of a building that's been exploded are too severe so it has to be moved they get them the problem will be that we've got tokyo electric moving in and there's not a lot of faith in this world for the tom put in city of tokyo electric there's no international oversight there and that's the problem it's tokyo is electric it's basically saying trust us when we have no bases to trust tokyo electric i think the japanese government is not telling its people the troops and what it really boils down to is that they're measuring the radiation with these radiation detectors in the air but they're not registering what these people are breathing in and the inhalation dose from the dust that's on the ground is not included in the japanese calculations so it's critical for these people to stay away stay away from these
areas for as i'm concerned. on its way home russia's soyuz rocket with the two thousand and fourteen olympic torch aboard successfully undocked from the international space station these are the latest pictures from the capsule as are rockets towards earth earlier this week the symbol of the sochi winter games travel to the i assess for historic first two russian cosmonauts took the torch on its first spacewalk saturday and while outside the station the pair saved the moment for posterity by taking pictures with their helmet cams despite the torch having gone to space twice before in one thousand nine hundred six and two thousand it's the only time it's ever been taken outside the craft for a space walk we'll bring you updates as the torch continues its journey back to earth from as our live coverage of the landing starting at three g.m.t. . britain's aristocrats may live in luxury is homes but all the splendor comes with some crushing madan ins bills in some cases the landed gentry of yesteryear having to take menial jobs just to make ends meet archie's tessera so it takes a look when one speaks of the british aristocracy be traditional
a landed gentry or a noble man and one would imagine lavish lifestyles the grand state that it would have been centuries ago but the reality today is not quite up to par as it would have been in the past. i'm on what we called the job seeker's allowance so i have to support the smart couple on a single man's loans so each of us gets five pounds a day my wife and i this isn't what one would expect to hear from an earl heir apparent to the market set of aylesbury the estate has been in the family for a thousand years but he's now in a fierce legal battle with the state's trustees with no access to his money i have no money to heat the house there is the horten with us so when my wife and i want to wash we good on the public both of them over the financial times reports high court cases of beneficiaries challenging trusts doubled from two thousand and ten to two thousand and twelve coinciding with the financial crisis the cost of looking
after a large house is staggering on a yearly basis this stately home in norfolk was built in the late nineteenth century and while much of the state remains intact parts of it have been left to wreck and ruin and restoring it to its full glory could cost up to three million pounds add to that gas electricity water maintenance the list goes on around sixty percent of british historic homes are now open to the public and use for various purposes such as weddings conferences and tours and this one in particular used to be used as a wedding venue and the reason for such diversification is to be able to generate some income for properties that are very expensive to keep going the reality is that the cost of maintaining these houses. their stocks it tend to be a very acidic rich but cash poor something that holds very true for this girl even finding a job that didn't quite work out for him because there is great unemployment because
the recession. i'm not i don't have many skills that i can sell i come across drive so i've had a few part time jobs as a driver. delivery driver van driver lorry driver i don't know what my peers think they must think. i shudder to think what they must think of what's going on. yes and it seems a total can only mean so much when cash is still king duster cilia artsy. coming up a look at how different life stories can unite people in often unusual and surprising ways i don't mourn our special report i mean. president obama despite being king liberal loves to flatter the troops he loves
their courage selflessness and teamwork as he said in his state of the union address but what he doesn't love are their expensive injuries which the troops are going to have to pay three times more for according to yahoo news the president's administration wants to force military retirees to get out of tri-care their current plan and added to obamacare the plan calls for them to raise premiums from up to ninety to three hundred forty five percent within five years one example provided by the free beacon estimates that a retired army colonel with a family currently paid four hundred sixty dollars a year for health care would have to pay around two thousand dollars make you pay even more for your war injuries apparently that's what obama is actually planning while he is reading those lovely speeches off of teleprompters people who are against the post nine eleven war against who knows what are often told that they don't support the troops well do the people who say bring the troops home never advocate tripling their health care premiums no they don't all of the chicken hawks who send the troops off to die in questionable wars are the ones who want to make them pay even more for their injuries but that's just my opinion.
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